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The Haw Lantern

Seamus Heaney

Faber 90th anniversary edition of this deeply moving, meditative, understated collection from the Nobel Prize-winning poet.

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£10.00
Format
Hardback
ISBN
9780571352326
Date Published
05.09.2019
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Summary

Widely praised on its first publication in 1987, The Haw Lantern ventured into new imaginative territory with poems exploring the theme of loss – including a celebrated sonnet sequence concerning the death of the poet’s mother – joined by meditations on the conscience of the writer and exercises in an allegorical vein.

This beautifully designed edition forms part of a series of ten titles celebrating Faber’s publishing over the decades.

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Seamus Heaney was born in County Derry in Northern Ireland. Death of a Naturalist, his first collection of poems, appeared in 1966, and was followed by poetry, criticism and translations which established him as the leading poet of his generation. In 1995 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, and twice won the Whitbread Book of the Year, for The Spirit…

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